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Surrogacy Births Bill Sails Through House Committee
by Michelle Millhollon
The Advocate [Louisiana]
March 27th, 2014
The compromise includes criminalizing financial compensation other than medical, legal and travel expenses for the surrogacy.
Forced Sterilization Nurse: ‘I Can See Now It Was So Wrong’
by Lori Jane Gliha
March 24th, 2014
A nurse at the government-run 'State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded' and witnessed what may have been thousands of forced sterilizations - part of a government effort to rid society of the “defective,” and create a super race.
Hitler’s Favorite American: “Biological Fascism” in the Shadow of New York City
by Paul Martin
March 23rd, 2014
Eugenicists advocated three ways of dealing with the perceived problem of bad genes: immigration restrictions, the prevention of “unfit” marriages, and involuntary sterilization of “defective” individuals in state care.
Sterilization Survivors Can't Fully Escape Eugenics Era
by Calvin Trice
March 23rd, 2014
Some three dozen states had eugenics laws, and Virginia has been among those who have for decades resisted any attempts at compensating victims who are still alive.
Sex-Selective Abortion Bans Highlight Faultlines in the Reproductive Rights Movement
by Eesha Pandit
RH Reality Check
March 12th, 2014
The South Dakota bill that would ban “sex-selective” abortions is a means to an end — the end, of course, being banning all abortions.
GOP Lawmaker: We Need to Ban Sex-Selective Abortions Because of Asian Immigrants
by Molly Redden
February 25th, 2014
"The racism and the stereotypes and the stigma is laid so bare here," says Miriam Yeung, the director of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum.
Worlds, and Wombs, Collide in Kansas Bill Criminalizing Surrogate Pregnancy Contracts
by Patricia J. Williams
February 5th, 2014
There is danger in turning surrogacy into a sexless crime.
New Rule Allows Patients to Get Test Results Directly From Labs, Without Doctors’ Clearance
by Sandhya Somashekhar
The Washington Post
February 3rd, 2014
Patients may obtain their test results directly from the laboratory that produced them, without having to go through their doctors, under regulations announced Monday by the Obama administration.
Court: Marotta is a father, not merely a sperm donor
by Steve Fry
January 23rd, 2014
A Kansas court has ordered a sperm donor to pay child support because a doctor was not involved in the insemination process.
Doctor suspended for stem cell treatment
by Nigel Duara
Associated Press / Seattle Post Intelligencer
January 10th, 2014
The Oregon Medical Board has issued a rare emergency suspension of a physician's license after the doctor conducted experimental stem cell treatments on patients, which the board considers an immediate danger to the public.
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